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Re: (most likely) Version 1.0 of LRMI specification - proposed for inclusion with Schema.org

From: Greg Grossmeier <greg@creativecommons.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 16:39:41 -0700
To: public-vocabs@w3.org
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Just to explicitly address this message:

LRMI is agnostic to the commercialness of a resource.

Greg

<quote name="Martin Hepp" date="2012-06-13" time="07:55:06 +0200">
> Hi Greg, Dan:
> 
> What we should keep on our radar is checking that you can model commercial courses / training using both the LRMI and the GoodRelations extension of schema.org.
> 
> Martin
> 
> On May 24, 2012, at 12:36 AM, Greg Grossmeier wrote:
> 
> > Hi Peter,
> > 
> > <quote name="Peter Pinch" date="2012-05-22" time="17:29:52 +0000">
> >> I'm excited to see this moving along as well. Two questions:
> >> 
> >> 1. What's the possibility for considering the online course suggestions
> >> Aaron Bradley made? If it's too late to propose new properties (I.e.
> >> Credit), can we at least document as best practice the use of the Event
> >> type for describing start and end dates?
> > 
> > It is true that defining a 'course' in the LRMI standard was out of
> > scope. However, as I believe Aaron stated, there is no reason why a
> > course could not be made up of distinct pieces (resources) that are
> > marked up with LRMI.
> > 
> > But, it is true that there is no way to describe the course itself via
> > LRMI terms. I, honestly, haven't thought through the use of Event start
> > and end dates for that type of thing. That type of addition would be
> > useful for a certain kind of course (that is describable online) (ie:
> > those which are bound by a time and have regular meetings) but it
> > doesn't do much for a self-learner type course.
> > 
> > These are good things to think about and I look forward to working with
> > the community to address them intelligently.
> > 
> >> 2. Is anything happening with accessibility?
> > 
> > As you may know, LRMI began with an eye towards accessibility but we
> > quickly dropped it as we did not have the expertise within our Technical
> > Working Group, and managing the process for learning resources was time
> > consuming enough :)
> > 
> > However, there is work being done now by some in the accessibility
> > community to augment LRMI (or plain Schema.org) with ally information.
> > Be on the look out for an update on that as we know more.
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> > Greg
> > 
> > -- 
> > Greg Grossmeier
> > Education Technology & Policy Coordinator
> > twitter: @g_gerg / identi.ca: @greg / skype: greg.grossmeier
> > 
> 
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